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Language Learning Plateaus – How to Beat Them

Hi! If you’ve previously spent time learning languages, you know what a language learning plateau feels like. If you are just starting to learn another language, you’ll know soon enough. Basically a language learning plateau is when you stop learning the language as...

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Podcast Recommendations for People Learning Spanish

Hola, Podcasts are a great way to supplement your language studies. When I was learning Spanish in college, I almost always listened to a podcast or music in Spanish while I walked to class. It's a great way to take advantage of those in-between moments and get lots...

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How to Memorize the Colors (or any word!) in French Faster

Les Couleurs Learning in context is the fastest way to learn vocabulary words in a foreign language. By combining listening, reading, and speaking new words within complete sentences, you’ll learn French faster. Deliberate practice is one of the 6 research-backed...

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Why Language Learning in the US is Broken

If you're going to do something, do it right. Unfortunately, language learning is rarely done right. In the United States, it's especially broken. Billions of dollars and millions of hours spent a year with very little to show for it. High school classes, free mobile...

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